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Jarred Kelenic swing adjustments

Jarred Kelenic swing adjustments

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In this publish, Curtis Christianson and Jason A. Churchill will be aware any improvements in Jarred Kelenic‘s setup and swing. At minimum nearly anything visible to the bare eye.

In Kelenic’s past dozen video games or so, he has been beginning to turn it all over at the plate with ,ore hits, and he’s been hitting the ball the other way a large amount. In addition, the electric power has been additional dependable. Granted, it’s against Triple-A pitching.

Listed here is a comparison with his massive league figures and complete quantities in Tacoma so considerably in 2022.

June 15, 2022

I do the job for the Tacoma Rainiers, and found a change in Kelenic’s swing lately. It caught my eye that in two-strike counts Kelenic prolonged his proper foot out somewhat farther than typical and did not use a leg kick. He experienced a slight toe turn, but not his standard leg kick.

Following about a week Kelenic appears to have gone back to his ordinary leg kick soon after a shorter interval of time. Probably it is some thing he’s tinkering with and didn’t like it, or is picking out to use it in specific situations and not others.

— Curtis Christianson

June 22, 2022

Kelenic observed early in his time in Tacoma and even prior to that he was attempting to continue to keep his arms free to create a far more uncomplicated, whippy-type swing, which in concept can help him in a large amount of locations, such as strike zone protection, having to fantastic velocity, and trusting his palms to the issue he can truly feel confident keeping back again and nonetheless get the barrel to the baseball.

Listed here he is June 22 executing just that and hitting a laser out to straight-away still left area:


Below he is in the similar sport hitting a line drive double into right-heart and two matters are significantly unique right here.


1. The loose hands may possibly be serving to due to the fact that is a shorter swing with a shorter load.
2. The entrance foot is down really rapidly, no floating. This is a indicator he’s trusting he can get to the pitch, and he’s wanting to catch barrels, not hit the ball 500 toes or 200 mph.

Not at all declaring he’s set. We’re just monitoring recognizable variations.

— Jason A. Churchill

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